Two More Persons Dead in Road Accident at Batote on Kashmir Highway

July 22

Mubashir Naik

In a major accident, two persons have died in a road accident at Champa Batote, in Jammu Kashmir.

The Tata Mobile Van, JK14C- 6824 was en route Ramban from Batote. The van was trying to overtake a truck, the van got trapped into two truck, coming from the opposite direction. The driver and his companion died on the spot.

A Police official identified the deceased have been identified as Usman Farooq, 23, son of Farooq Ahmed Lone of Rakhjarog Batote and Basarat Ahmed, 25, son of Khursheed Ahmed of Gumul Doda. As per reports, the drivers of the two trucks fled away from the spot, however, one of the drivers has been arrested.

Meanwhile, the traffic on Nashri-Batote-Kishtwar Road erupted till the vans retrieved the dead bodies from the Tata Mobile Van which is almost trashed.

Also, the deceased bodies have been handed over to the kin by the police.

Prior to the situation, the police have registered a case and have started further investigation.